Monday, December 16, 2013
Beautyblender Liquid Blendercleanser
In one of my last Glossyboxes, I received another product from the Beautyblender company that I have just started using. I will admit that I tossed the cleanser aside when I first received it and didn't see why I needed this product. I typically cleaned my brushes and Beautyblenders with shampoo and this method has been working for me for years. The shampoo cleans my brushes very nicely but I was never very happy with how much seemed to be left in my Beautyblenders and I would simply replace them every few washings. I was happy with this method until I got bored the other day and tried out this special cleanser that I received.
I found this product on the Sephora website and this is where I will be ordering it from once I go to buy another bottle. "A sponge and brush cleanser that’s free of dyes and skin irritants. This cleanser supports the integrity of the beautyblender® as it removes excess residue and germs for a clean makeup application. The cleanser’s soothing soy-based, low-suds formula breaks down rapidly making it earth-friendly, while the light lavender scent makes it fun to use.", states that company's website.
I was bored last Saturday during the snowstorm and I decided to play with some new products. I had originally washed my brushes and Beautyblender that morning. I found this product in my makeup collection and decided to wash my Beautyblender again with it and see if it works better than my shampoo method. I expected that I would reap little to no additional benefits from this cleanser and I was actually prepared to write a negative review of this brush cleaner. One usage of this cleanser showed me that I was quite wrong and that there is a point to owning this product.
I used this cleanser on a freshly cleaned and dried Beautyblender, I expected little to no additional product to come out during the cleaning. I fully saturated the sponge with warm water and then worked a small amount of the product into my Beautyblender. It created a rich foam and excess foundation started pouring out of my "clean" sponge, I literally couldn't believe how much product came out of my "clean" sponge. After one usage, the sponge looked nearly brand new and I couldn't believe that it took my so long to try this product out.
I needed so little of this cleanser to achieve results and therefore my deluxe sample will last me for at least two or three more months. I will be ordering a few size from Sephora once this is used up and this is the only product that I will be using to clean my Beautyblenders. This product will pretty much pay for itself as I should be able to really space out the amount of time in between purchasing brand new Beautyblenders.
photo courtesy of Sephora